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Asian shares drop as Trump slaps new tariffs on China

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TOKYO, Sept 18 — US stock futures and Asian shares fell today after US President Donald Trump said he will impose tariffs on an additional US$200 billion (RM827.8 billion) worth of Chinese imports, in a sharp escalation of the trade conflict…


Asian shares fall under pressure from trade, emerging markets worries

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SHANGHAI, Sept 4 — Asian shares fell in early trade today, amid growing concerns over escalating international trade disputes and as emergency austerity measures in Argentina highlighted turbulence in emerging markets. MSCI's broadest index of…


Dollar drops before Fed chief speech

LONDON, Aug 24 — The dollar slid against the euro today while stock markets mostly rose before a key speech by the head of the US Federal Reserve. Australia’s dollar meanwhile pared losses and Sydney’s stock market closely slightly higher…


Dollar snaps losing streak as new trade tariffs kick in; Aussie slides

LONDON, Aug 23 — The dollar snapped a five-day losing streak and the euro fell today, with the greenback boosted by political uncertainty, a new round of trade tariffs and the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting minutes that signalled a…


Dollar drops on Trump criticism; US, Europe stocks tepid

NEW YORK, July 21 — The US dollar weakened yesterday against key world currencies as President Donald Trump complained again about its strength, while US and European stock markets were tepid amid fresh tariff talk and another round of corporate…


Euro nears four-week highs as yuan strength boosts risk sentiment

LONDON, July 9 — The Chinese yuan rebounded and the euro rose to its highest since June 14 today as investors bought riskier assets following favourable US jobs data last week and evidence that global trade tension has not yet slowed economic…


Goldman says buy commodities as clock ticks toward trade war

SINGAPORE, July 5 — Commodity bull Goldman Sachs Group Inc has poured cold water on the notion that a trade war between the US and China represents a serious threat to raw materials, saying most of them aren’t likely to be significantly…


Nikkei drops as large caps, defensive stocks weigh; Sharp tumbles

TOKYO, June 25 — Japan’s Nikkei share average dropped today morning in choppy trade as sellers targeted large caps including Fast Retailing and SoftBank as well as defensive stocks, while miners rallied after oil prices jumped on Friday. Sharp…


Dollar at 10-month high against euro as ‘Quitaly’ fears rise

NEW YORK, May 29 — The dollar rose today to a 10-month high against the euro after a sell-off in Italy’s debt market drove investors to dump the single currency. A deepening political crisis in Italy, the euro zone’s third-biggest economy,…


Asia stocks steady, yen firm as markets await US payrolls

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SINGAPORE (May 4): Asian shares were steady while the Japanese yen held onto overnight gains in early trading on Friday as financial markets turned their attention to the looming U.S. payrolls data for fresh catalysts. Investors were cautious after a largely weak performance on Wall Street overnight as some disappointing earnings reports offset strong economic data, while bond yields slid after a surprising slowdown in euro zone inflation. The U.S. dollar weakened during what was a choppy session a day after the Federal Reserve ended a policy meeting with noRead More